Rev Edward Tew RICHARDS 
- Christened: 19 Feb 1798, Farlington HAM
- Marriage (1): Laura PAGE  on 10 Apr 1823 in Olde Church St Pancras MDX LND
- Marriage (2): Horatia HASLEWOOD  on 9 Jun 1836 in Farlington HAM
- Died: 17 Mar 1887, Southampton HAM aged 89
Edward was named after the rector of Bedhampton, the Rev Edward Tew. He succeeded his father as Rector of Farlington & Terwick. He rebuilt the Rectory and Church largely at his own cost. The advowson remains with Edward's descendant, in the 21st-century.
As a boy he can recall seeing Lord Nelson's body being brought back from Trafalgar aboard the Victory on December 2, 1805
Ref: Page 102 of The Longcrofts by James Phillips-Evans.
Richards, Edward Tew, s. Griffith, of Farlington, Hampshire, clerk, Corpus Christi College, matric 30 January 1816, aged 18; BA 1819 MA 1822, Fellow 1822 - 24. Rector and patron of Farlington Hampshire 1826, until his death 17 March 1887. Attended Eton.
Oxford University Alumna.
The names Mountain & Alder Edward used for two of his boys were from two local clergyman friends of the family, they were possibly godfathers?
Edward was a follower of the Oxford Movement, also known as the Tractarians and had close connections with some of the leading members.
The living of Farlington was a lucrative one and Edward owned other land in Hampshire and Blaen Golau Farm Llanogwad Wales, his estate was valued in excess of L23,000.
Image Courtesy of J Nugee - 2019
Richards Family part source Makin Ross Family Tree Ancestry.
Edward married Laura PAGE  [MRIN: 7875], daughter of William PAGE of St Pancras LND  and Unknown, on 10 Apr 1823 in Olde Church St Pancras MDX LND. (Laura PAGE  was born on 14 Jul 1799 in London and died on 29 Aug 1833.)
Edward next married Horatia HASLEWOOD  [MRIN: 7950], daughter of William HASLEWOOD  and Unknown, on 9 Jun 1836 in Farlington HAM. (Horatia HASLEWOOD  was born about 1807 and died on 20 Apr 1879.)